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Teenage girl dies after being struck by van in Co Antrim

A 21-year-old man is in a very serious condition in hospital

Police accident

A teenager has been died after she was struck by a van in Co Antrim in the early hours of this morning.

The 19-year-old was one of two pedestrians struck by a van on Moneynick Road near Toome.

Police confirmed the incident happened around 3.40am on Saturday.

Inspector Peter Duncan said: “The 19-year-old female and a 21-year-old male were struck by a van on the Moneynick Road at around 3:40am.

“The female died as a result of her injuries while the male is currently in a very serious condition in hospital.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have any information that could assist the police investigation to contact police in Antrim by calling 101 quoting reference 176 of 20/01/18.”

The road is currently closed in both directions.

There are no further details at this time.

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